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Karen Branden to run against Steve Green
A doggone good sale
DL man sentenced for violating no-contact order
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Oak Grove Cemetery in DL flying 1,950 flags
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Drunk diners, penny-pinching patrons: Service industry workers share stories of customer mistreatment
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Jeanne E. Dahring
Barbara A. Ware
Collin Peterson on observing Memorial Day
Dayton's vetoes will harm Minnesotans
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
November 9, 2017
Eken, Marquart say rural legislators are more willing to 'reach across party lines'
Both State Rep. Paul Marquart (D-Dilworth) and Sen. Kent Eken (D-Twin Valley) acknowledge that political partisanship has considerably slowed...
November 9, 2017 - 10:00am
November 5, 2017
League of Women Voters to host Legislative Preview this Tuesday
Are you feeling a bit at loose ends with no government elections or issues to vote on this coming Tuesday, Nov. 7? Do you have any burning questions...
November 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2011
GOP promises to repay counties' recount costs
Republicans say they are paying what they owe Minnesota counties for information from last fall's governor election recount. "We have about 20 counties left to go," GOP Chairman Tony Sutton said. "We have been chipping away on them." Sutton estimated that the party could finish...
June 7, 2011 - 6:34am
March 5, 2010
State Legislature: Bakk wants clothing tax, Haiti break OK'd
ST. PAUL -- The Senate tax chairman, who is running for governor, wants to tax clothing as a way to increase school funding and plug the state budget deficit. Sen. Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, introduced legislation Thursday to eliminate the sales tax exemption on clothing beginning July...
March 5, 2010 - 8:38am
February 26, 2010
Court cuts hit small counties hardest
ST. PAUL - More state budget cuts will mean longer waits for cases to go through Minnesota's court system and small counties will be hardest hit, judicial leaders say. For years, courts in the least-populated counties have received more state funding per capita than larger counties....
February 26, 2010 - 8:22am
February 24, 2010
Bonding maneuver leads to negotiation offer
Minnesota's legislative leaders used a rare parliamentary maneuver Tuesday in an attempt to save what they consider job-producing public works projects. The procedure to delay giving Gov. Tim Pawlenty the just-passed construction funding bill was designed to provide time to open...
February 24, 2010 - 9:10am
Racino efforts race into Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Lack of money may convince Minnesota legislators to back the long-proposed, often-failed racino concept this year, supporters of the concept say. "We think there are some legs to this legislation," Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, said Tuesday in announcing a bill to allow...
February 24, 2010 - 8:52am
February 23, 2010
Pawlenty promises bonding bill veto
ST. PAUL -- A bill borrowing almost $1 billion is headed for hostile territory, Gov. Tim Pawlenty's desk. The House voted 85-46 for the bill Monday night, and the Senate followed 47-19, but just before lawmakers began debate on the compromise public works funding bill Monday night,...
February 23, 2010 - 8:39am
February 22, 2010
Talks involve sex offender facility, floods
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House and Senate negotiators considered expanding the state's sex offender treatment facilities and whether to protect communities downstream from a proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project Sunday night. Legislative leaders want to take up the final version...
February 22, 2010 - 8:36am
Pawlenty says he'll decide on presidential run decision early next year
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty told a national television audience Sunday that he will likely decide whether to run for president early next year. On NBC's "Meet the Press," the Republican governor told host David Gregory the same thing he has told Minnesota reporters since announcing...
February 22, 2010 - 8:27am
February 16, 2010
Minnesota House approves sex offender facility
The Minnesota House kicked its public works funding proposal to more than $1 billion Monday, adding a facility for 400 sex offenders. Representatives voted 92-37, with some Republicans joining Democrats, to fund college, trails, transportation and other construction projects.
February 16, 2010 - 8:13am
February 15, 2010
Pawlenty lays out budget cuts
Minnesota's cities, counties and poor people in need of health care would be most affected by Gov.
February 15, 2010 - 1:16pm
Political Notebook: Pawlenty's budget plan heavy on cuts
Gov. Tim Pawlenty warns Minnesotans that his budget plan will cut a lot of budgets. Democrats said they can accept some cuts, but still support a "balanced approach," which can be defined as a mix of cuts and tax increases. The real budget discussions begin today because Republican...
February 15, 2010 - 8:23am
February 12, 2010
State of the State speech: Pawlenty seeks help for businesses
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty delivered equal amounts of patriotism and conservatism Thursday in his final State of the State speech. The Republican governor and potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate began his 33-minute speech praising the Minnesota National Guard, and...
February 12, 2010 - 9:27am
February 11, 2010
Lawmakers want to cut governor's power
Bills to restrict a governor's ability to unilaterally cut budgets are being introduced in the Minnesota Legislature, and the state Supreme Court says it will accept cities' input when it considers the issue this spring. To balance the budget, Gov.
February 11, 2010 - 9:16am